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Senior Certified Technician

Company Name:
Staples
Position Summary : The Tech Center Expert is committed to offering every customer a total solution for his/her tech needs. The Tech Center Expert is responsible for driving sales in the EasyTech department that achieves key metrics, including profitable sales and margin, and customer satisfaction (including TSat). In addition, the Tech Center Expert is expected to lead, coach and mentor the Certified Techs on how to position and drive sales, including selling the value and benefits of our services . An important focus of this role is to grow our EasyTech business both in the store as well as on- site. The Tech Center Expert must have technical skills and knowledge and will be required to repair computers as well as perform technical and system diagnostics and upgrades as needed.
Position Responsibilities :
People: Assists SM or GM (in LCOM) with hiring, training, coaching, developing other Certified Techs. Peer coaches Certified Techs on how to position and sell services. Encourages and models accountability for exceeding customer and sales expectations.
Selling: Champions Technology selling programs; Exhibits Staples Selling behaviors in all interactions and communications with customers, associates and management and coaches team of associates to do the same; Achieve all sales & Technology satisfaction goals. Respond and resolve customer requests and concerns.
Operations: Responsible for ensuring all operational policies and processes are followed (i.e., PC Intake through pickup process). When possible, delegates operational tasks to Certified Techs. Active in technology department associate scheduling process. Stays current on new technologies, products and services.
Essential Skills and Experience:
Managing Execution: Strives for high quality from intake through completion of services provided. Aligns own work plan with core plans and processes of the department; Holds people accountable for achieving goals and conveys clear expectations.
Analysis: Actively listens and asks probing questions to collect sufficient information to understand problems/issues. Adept at recognizing a wide range of symptoms and solutions to address the identified problem.
Build Relationships: Demonstrates a genuine interest in people, their business and their technology needs. Creates and cultivates a network of relationships with people across a variety of functions and locations within Staples.
Drive for Results : Is accountable for driving sales in Tech Services, achieving Margin and TSAT. Puts in sustained effort to accomplish desired results. Experience and interest in using reports and metrics to shape vision, goals/objectives.
Adaptability: Flexible and adaptable to change current path based on customer need or new process/system. Remains calm/reasonable amidst tense/stressful situations.
Leveraging Diversity: Works cooperatively with people who have different backgrounds, knowledge, styles, talents, perspectives, values and beliefs.
Technical Ability: The Tech Center Expert will be required to pass the Staples Technical Certification process as well as the COT Tech Assessment before working on customers' PCs and networks.
Basic Qualifications:
oMust be Staples Tech Certified
oAbility to diagnose and fix computers and securely install and service wireless networks
oAbility to manage time and work responsibly without supervision
oPrevious experience selling technology products and services
Preferred Skills & Experience:
oGood multi-tasking skills; ability to juggle multiple priorities effectively
oPrevious experience working in customers' homes/on-site businesses
oA Certification preferred
Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
Job: Retail Locations
Title: Senior Certified Technician
Location: PA-Newtown
Requisition ID: 919513

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